The players of Argentina celebrate the victory


Argentina meets Brazil in the Copa América final

Published:7/07/2021 - 07:45h

Updated:7/07/2021 - 13:03h

Argentina suffered against Colombia and could not overcome the 'coffee growers' in regulation time (1-1). The match went to extra time first and penalties later with goals from Lautaro and Luis Díaz. In sudden death, the albiceleste was better and will play the final of the Copa América against Brazil

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The Argentinian of Leo Messi did not fail to his appointment with Brazil and will play the final of this Glass America after winning to Colombia. The Argentinians suffered to surpass to the Colombians and had to do it from the penalty spot after empatar to one the statutory time. In the extention did not move the result and did not go until the batch when the ones of Lionel Scaloni could certify his pass thanks to his goalkeeper, Emi Martínez, that stopped three launchings.

In the beginning of the party, the albiceleste felt upper and advanced very soon thanks to another assistance of Messi that no desaprovechó Lautaro Martínez. The '10' went in in the area with the balloon controlled after a pass of Celso and saw to the forward of the Inter of Milan, that did not fail with a big shot crossed in front of which at all could do Ospina. Good goal of the of White Bay in the 7' of party to give wings to his selection.

But the start fulgurante of Argentina went turning off little by little and went here where appeared the figure of Emi Martínez. The goalkeeper of the Aston Villa was the big hero of his country in the batch, but also during the crash saved to his mates in several occasions. In the first time, took out two good occasions of Duván Zapata and of Square that could mean the 1-1.

Already in the second time, with the very shut Argentinians in his field by the push of Colombia, the 'cafeteros' at last found the luck of the goal. Emi Could not do at all to avoid that Luis Díaz annotated a so much more than deserved for his selection and for him same, that went the best of his team during the duel. A tie to the hour of meeting that inevitably went to carry the crash to the extention.

Emi Martínez, hero of Argentina in the batch of penaltis

But before the extra time, Lautaro failed the one who was the clearest occasion of Argentina in the second half, propiciando that arrived the extention. In the same, Messi tried it everything, but could not avoid the penaltis, where Emi Martínez grew . In the combined Argentinian marked all less than Paul, but the archer stopped the launchings of Dávinson Sánchez, Yerry Mina and Cardona, attaining the note of the albiceleste for the final of the Glass America, where there will be Classical.

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